Ancol Dreamland

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The Magical Ancol Dreamland Theme Park in Jakarta

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Ancol Dreamland on the Jakarta Bay comprises of multiple amusement parks, making it a must-visit on a holiday to Indonesia. The largest of its kind in Southeast Asia,  one can visit it with friends and family. A place suitable for people of all age groups!

Statue of Dufan in Ancol
Statue of Dufan in Ancol

What does the Ancol Dreamland comprise 

The amusement park built in 1966 adheres to a combined concept of entertainment, art, and education. This recreational park stands perfect for a perfect family getaway. The park holds many interesting rides and activities not just for kids but adults as well. Thus, an international golf course, a hotel resort and a marine theme park, makes the Ancol Dreamland Park a complete package.

Given the vast size of this amusement park, it’s easy to lose track of which rides and sections should not be missed. Meanwhile, the visit becomes hassle free with a local travel guide from Locaguide. He/She will help you through the various parts and also suggest suitable activities for your family. But just for an overview, these below are the key sections of the park you should definitely check out.

Dunia Fantasy (Dufan); one of the largest outdoor entertainment centres in all of Indonesia. It contains more than 40 rides and activities, all divided into regional segments — Jakarta, Indonesia, Asia, Africa, America, Europe, and Fantasi Hikayat (Ancient Egypt and Greece)

A colourful Ferris Wheel
A colourful Ferris Wheel

Ocean Dream Samudra is a section of the theme park that showcases marine life through an aquarium. It hosts a dolphin and sea lion show.

Atlantis Water Adventure; a water park comprising of a wave pool, a flowing river pool, rainbow ball pool, waterfall pool and several slides.

Ancol Art Market, also known as the Pasar Seni Ancol, is the local open-air market in the theme park. It hosts hundreds of stalls with painters, souvenir shops and other artists selling their handcrafted goods. 

Thus a complete family entertainment park, the Ancol Dreamland Park stays a perfect place to visit for a fun-filled day.

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